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Join this interactive session to learn how to engage your students in science innovation to solve real-world problems. This takeaway activity illustrates how science progresses from idea generation to solution development. Along the way, see how students engage in the NGSS practices and processes of science and engineering. The innovation process develops students’ workforce and college-ready skills and mindsets. Hear from a Muscatine secondary science educator on how she is implementing innovation in her science classroom.


Leslie Flynn, Director & Associate Clinical Professor, & Maria Hasken-Averkamp, Educational Support Services Manager, University of Iowa STEM Innovator Program and Pamela Joslyn, Science Teacher, Muscatine Community Schools

  • Session: Afternoon #1
  • Title: Science Innovation in 45 Minutes or Less
  • Date: March 31, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 -1:50 p.m.
  • Location: Rod Library 287, University of Northern Iowa

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